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head lisa jackson has announced a resignation ahead of president obama's second term. jackson departs after a four- year tenure that saw advances in the regulation of environmentally harpo practices such as mountaintop removal and the emissions of harmful chemicals from industrial plants. it was marred by a number of key disappointments on environmental issues. president obama rejected jackson's proposal for tougher regulations on smog pollution last year, even though jackson submitted a proposal she viewed as a major compromise. she has recently tried to impose restrictions on carbon emissions from new power plants, drawing a concerted republican and corporate pushback. after ignoring global warming in the 2012 campaign, obama has recently vowed to address it during his second term. in a statement, the natural resources defense council called jackson an unrivaled champion of our health and environment adding -- thousands of dockworkers along the u.s. east coast and gulf coast are threatening to go on strike this weekend in a dispute over pay. the potential strike by the international
action-packed years. lisa jackson is expected to step down early next year. she is giving no reason for leaving the office, although there is some speculation. as the obama administrations chief environmental watchdog, jackson's tenure includes high- profile battles over global warming, the keystone xl pipeline and new rules on coal- fired plants. the man behind an infamous insider trading scandal is still making headlines after his arrest. raj rajaratnam will pay a penalty of $1.5 million to the sec. it's connected to his civil case that stemmed from allegations of insider trading. last year, rajaratnam was sentenced to 11 years in prision for securities fraud and conspiricy. he also paid a record fine of $92 million. steinway has a grand plan to stay in business. the iconic musical instruments company famous for its pianos recently noted it was considering its options, including selling its band instrument division. but, after making cost cuts, steinway's third quarter earnings started showing signs of improvement. meanwhile, talks with potential buyers didn't offer as much value
at president obama's cabinet for his second term. our guest is white house reporter david jackson. been a look at what is next for iraq with my coat -- then a look at what is next for iraq with michael gordon. ♪ host: good morning. it is sunday, december 30, 2012. we are less than 48 hours away from going over the fiscal cliff leaders have been working for the weekend to craft a compromise that can be agreed to before midnight tomorrow. it is now all but certain that any deal will be a far cry from the grand bargain that many leaders once imagined. as we take you through all the latest on the "washington journal," we would like to hear what you would like to say to congressional leaders on this 11th hour deal. what tax and spending issues do need included in any compromise. republicans, your number is -- democrats -- independents -- if you are outside the u.s. -- you can also catch up with us on all your favorite social media sites, twitter, facebook, or e- mail us. a very good morning to you. taking to the latest headlines on the fiscal cliff. i will run a few -- through a few
at jackson >>> this is pretty scary here. nearly a dozen people landed in icy waters in the mountains of los angeles county. this is cell phone video taken at jackson lake just south of lancaster. a couple witnessed a person fall through the ice. the thin ice, after sledding down the hill onto the lake. >> it was hard to watch. it really was. we saw that guy go under three times and the third time we didn't think he was coming back up. >> people tried to help only to find themselves falling into the frigid waters. everyone in the water was eventually pulled out with a rope but six people were in that water. >> that's what happens, one tries to save the other. they're lucky they got out. >> a lot of people on the side there just helplessly watching. >>> how are we doing new year's wise? >> i think we're doing pretty good. we had a lot of storms to round out the year but things settling down. cloudy skies this morning, kind of a chilly start to the day. we have a few clouds skirting on through. and then you can see more off the coastline. don't think that will be too bad but we'll see occasion
jackson, nicki minaj. two will be attending the premier on january 9th at the amc hoffman theater centers in alexandria, virginia. you must be 18 to enter and you can see all the rules on our website, myfoxdc.com. >> will we see any fights this year like between nikki and mariah. >> i think they've already had a couple. >> it's another season, it's another opportunity. >> yes. definitely. >>> what's going on? >> what season is it now? >> 12. >> there's been 12 seasons of that? >> i can't -- huh-uh. >> wow! >>> your weather forecast heading back to school, heading back to work this morning, we're looking fine. it is cold out if you're walking to school, that kind of thing, you should be ready for a winter day. it should be nice and dry out there, even if you're waking up with a little cloud cover. don't despair. we have more sunshine in the forecast. it'll actually be a really nice day today. 37 in washington currently, 36 in annapolis, so you can see temperatures are on the cool side and we hit the freezing mark here north and west in many communities here. fredrick 32. good morning hage
on what it's up to. >>> not clear who will replace lisa jackson as head of the environmental protection agency. jackson will step down in january, just after the president's state of the union address. the epa created new standard for air pollution from coal power plants on her watch. >>> hillary clinton won't be on the sidelines much longer. back at work next week after spending the past three fighting off what the state department says was the stomach flu and a concussion from when she fainted. doctors have grounded her from overseas travel for a few more weengz. her return means she may soon testify before congress on the attack in benghazi. >> lisa jackson, if republicans have their way in the fiscal cliff conversation, they get rid of the epa. they talk about the cannot of education, the department of agency and epa waste of money. >> cost too much, all about regulations. are you one of the few people employed to this organization who has been to north korea. >> twice. i hope to go back again soon. >>> just ahead, a warning to democrats from republicans, they will not write a blank
approve the keystone pipeline. an exclusive report in "the new york post" says she, lisa jackson, resigned in protest. the president previously rejected the plans for the pipeline. but jackson said he could approve the plan as soon as march or april. a spokesman for jackson said she resigned for new challenges and reports based on anything else are entirely false. >>brian: 12 minutes after the top of the hour on this wednesday. don't tell this guy al qaeda is on its heels. terrorists put a massive bounty on a u.s. ambassador's head. >>brian: markets are reacting last night. we'll go to stuart varney to see if europe's response is indicative of what the u.s. response will be on the market today. as stuart swag tkpwers in for the -- as stuart swaggers in for the new [ male announcer ] coughequence™ #8. waking the baby. [ coughs ] [ baby crying ] ♪ [ male announcer ] robitussin® liquid formula soothes your throat on contact and the active ingredient relieves your cough. robitussin®. don't suffer the coughequences™. >>brian: overseas stock markets seem to be breathing a sigh of relief
. that is the plaintiff's attorney. joey jackson a former prosecutor, criminal defense attorney. arthur eye della has the same pedigree. >> sounds like we are dogs new don't want me to go there. civil lawsuits for money damage is yes about compensating alleged victims, but it's also about something else isn't it art stphur. you are? >> it affects a change especially when it's against the government. investigators look and say, what happened here why did our government have to payout x amount of dollars. in new york there was a big ferry that crashed, the staten island perry and people were killed and injured. procedures were changed, it a effectuates change and i'm glad that that's what the plaintiff's attorney, he did put that in there. this isn't just a money grab, although i'm not going to deny that that young person, young child is probably traumatized for the rest of her life, and some of that money will be used for treatment, but hopefully this is a push, the president of the united states spoke about it yesterday, in gun control and things like that, this is just another afternoon of changing
protection agency. the administrator lisa jackson says she will step down. she has been on the job four years. she announced her departure in a statement that came out today. no particular reason for leaving but she says she was ready for new challenges, time with a family and opportunity to make a difference. lisa jackson, administrator of the epa will step down. back to you for a second, peter. we have a list published in the newspaper. everyone who knows where the legal handguns are in each house, name and address of the person who has got them. in newton, conn. we had a dreadful case of legally hunt handguns used to the terrible way by someone who was clearly mentally unstable. wouldn't the publishing of this list out people who have a handgun in the house and who may also have some unstable person in the same house with access to that legal gun? don't neighbors have a right to know who those people are who may be a threat? >> i agree with that statement but the only publisher and gun owners, they don't have long done rivals. on my street i am the only one but i don't know if my neighbor
in the quantity of hard news in favor of fluff news, that the news media spends more time on what michael jackson had, you know, than what happens with mitt romney. comment? >> first of all i'm delighted you're an avid abc news watcher. listen, people have asked me about where the news is heading and what's happening. it's changing. going back to your contact book, seeing how much it changed while walter cronkite was there. a change certainly very much and it will continue to change and evolve. i continue to watch abc news, not so much as a user, but you watch and there's always material that i think as you scrape it is also things that are different than would've been when i was there. something i learned abc news is if you want more substantive, whatever you want more of, you hold it within your power to influence the. because no matter who the journalist, no matter how they all react to the audience. they do care. there is great news reporting being done there is outlets, electronically whether it is online or tv or radio, great news reporting being done right now. if you want more of that, th
screening. it will be followed by a live interactive q and a session with keith urban, randy jackson, nikki and mariah carey. happens on wednesday january 9th at the amc in alexandria, virginia. you must be 18 or older to enter. and you can see the complete rules on our web site myfoxdc.com. >>> you know the saying good fences make good neighbors but would living next to a celebrity be an even better neighbor? >> most people would not want to live next to a celebrity but there are few celebrities people wouldn't mind living next to if they had to including country music couple blake shelton. reese witherspoon. beyonce and jay z. the celebrities people would not want to live next to include honey boo boo, kim kardashian and kanye west and donald trump. i would agree with those.. >> i wouldn't mind living next to honey boo boo. >> we asked our facebook friends which they would like to live next to. we received rgiiis and president obama. >> once again, kim and kanye. are they sick of them? >> too much going on. >> all right. new research suggest women out live -- suggest that women out live m
video taken at jackson lake a little south of lancaster. a couple witnessed the person falling through the thin ice after sledding down the hill right on to that lake. >> it was hard to watch. it really was. we saw that guy go under three times and the third time we didn't think he was coming back up. >> he did, though. people tried to help, only to find themselves falling into the frigid waters, as well. everyone in the water was eventually pulled out with a rope and this is in l.a. county. so they are probably not too experienced in that lake. apparently not thick enough. >> you said that happened to you and your brother when were you younger. >> my brother walked out on the ice and fell through and i went out to save him. when i grabbed him happened -- >> mom and dad watching from a restaurant nearby in total shock. >> what were they doing! >> glad you're here. >> thank you so much. [ laughter ] >>> it's a chilly start to the day frost in the valleys. we have passing clouds overnight. the temperature went up a little bit as those moved through but they are going on by now so the
for a second term. our guest is david jackson. then a look at what is next for iraq. journal" live at 7:00 am eastern. >> he will talk about the 113 congress and his priorities as the incoming republican freshman class president. >> as president obama begins a second term in office, what is the most important issue he should consider. >> make a short video about your message to the president. but when a grand prize of $5,000. >> the senate approved a $60 billion relief package to victims of hurricane sandy. chuck schumer talks about what this means to residents of these dates -- states who are impacted. this is about 15 minutes. >> thank you for coming. the senators are elated with the open discussion and allowing of amendments. most importantly the strong bipartisan support for a bill that would give much needed relief from a storm sandy. we are urging the house to put this bill on the floor quickly and allow a vote. we're asking speaker gaynor to do just that. just as it would be unconscionable for the house to leave without voting on it this booklet if -- on this fiscal cliff, it would be
in china town. a woman was asleep at her home in jackson and powell streets when she was awoken by someone touching her. no arrests have been made and the woman was not hurt. >> meanwhile chicago hit a milestone t city logged it's 500th homicide of the year. a man was found shot on the sidewalk outside a convenience store late yesterday. he was pronounced dead at the hospital. in arrests have been made there. last time they reached the homicide mark was 2008 when the year ended with 512 killings. last year the city had 435 homicides. >> sheriff joe area pie owe announced plans to put armed volunteers at schools in the wake of the connecticut school shooting. he plans to station members outside schools. he is known for his crack down on illegal immigration in arizona. >> an australia surfer is recovering after being attacked by a shark. that's 29 year old luke allen. he was surfing with friends when a shark rammed his board and by the his hand and thigh. he fought back despite his injuries he managed to get the tip of the board and drive it into the head of the shark which is brave to do. >
'm pleased to yield one minute to the gentlewoman from texas, ms. jackson lee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from texas is recognized for one minute. ms. jackson lee: i add my appreciation to mr. dreier as well and ask the question, why are we here think? know why i'm here. to protect working -- i know why i'm here. to protect working american, the vulnerable and the middle class. at the end of the clinton administration we had $5 trillion in surplus and it went out the window with tax cuts, bush tax cuts, and wars that we could not pay for. so i stand here today to say that working class and the vulnerable have the unemployment insurance and earned income tax and cuts in their taxes that they really need. but we still have work to do. want to make sure that we restore some very serious cuts that impact on the health care of americans and we have work to do on the sequestration and our fight is the same fight with the alcio. we want to make sure that the working americans don't pay for the rich getting richer. we're going to cut against cuts and what we have to do today is to
. scott: such time as she may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. jackson lee: first of all, i want to thank mr. gowdy for the attentiveness to this legislation and shepherding it from the senate and accepting the senate amendment. i am on homeland security and i believe that the amendment that has been povided under this legislation originally h.r. 2076 will expand your intent and i believe that you believe it as well. i think it's very important to emphasize that we now have extra investigatory skills and techniques and a collaborative effort between homeland security personnel and those in the department of justice to be utilized by the homeland security secretary and the attorney general. helping to investigate violent acts or shootings that occur in venn injures such as schools, colleges, universities, nonfederal office buildings and other places of public use. this includes mass killings, three or more killings in a single incident. we all recognize the tragedy of newtown but there are tragedies that have faced us over the last couple of years. the pr
. an incident occurred. a young man or the name of jamel jackson tried to protect his mother by a state trooper in a few days later he died at a local hospital and selma. because of what happened to him, we decided to march from selma to montgomery. since sunday, march 7, 1965 to about this time of day, 600 of us participated in nonviolent workshop. we line up in twos to a 50 master and selma to montgomery, to dramatize to the nation into the world that people of color in alabama once you're registered to vote. during those days, i had all of my hair and a few pounds lighter. i was wearing a back pack that became fashionable to wear back packs. and this backpack i had to boot. i thought i was going to be arrested, go to jail, so i wanted to have some thing to read. i had an apple and i had an orange. one apple and one orange. i wanted to have something to eat. i had to face into spanish. i was going to be in jail with my friends, colleagues and neighbors. i wanted to be with depression and teeth. as we were crossing the alabama river, my colleague walking beside me, a young man by the name of j
we will talk about the latest on the so-called fiscal cliff. we continue with david jackson, a white house reporter. we will talk about president obama's cabinet for his second term. we will wrap up the program with michael gordon talking about what is next for iraq. thank you for watching this edition of the "washington journal." we'll see you again tomorrow morning at 7:00 eastern time. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> today on c-span, the impact of student loan debt on students and parents, followed by a look at space exploration and innovation. later, a discussion on nasa's budget and mission. >> my first conservative was a friend of a friend -- i never met a conservative in my life. i was impressed by him, because he answered questions, he was very composed. he was not rancorous. he tried to gauge his responses to the level of my request. over the course -- and not understand of anything this guy is saying, but he is so damn polite. maybe there's something in his convictions. >> playwrigh
man by the name of jimmy lee jackson tried to protect his mother, shot in the stomach by a state trooper in a few days later he died at a local hospital. because of what happened to have, we decided to march from selma to montgomery. so march 7, in 1865, about this time of day, 600 of us have participated in a non-pilot workshop. we ran up to a 50 miles and selma to montgomery, to dramatize the nation and wrote the people of of color in alabama wanted to register to vote. during those days, i had all of my hair and a few pounds lighter. i was wearing a bat pack before it became fashionable to wear but tax. and they missed that part i had two books. i thought it was going to be arrested, go to jail, so wanted to have some thing to read. i had an apple and i had an orange. one apple and one orange. i wanted to do something to eat. i thought it was going to be in jail with my friends, my colleagues and neighbors. i wanted to be able to brush my teeth. as we were crossing the alabama river, my colleague walking beside me, a young man by the name of josÉ williams said to me, john, ca
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